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'''Andrew Johnson''' (December 29, 1808 July 31, 1875) was the List of Presidents of the United States|17th President of the United States, serving from 1865 to 1869. Johnson became president as he was Vice President of the United States|vice president at the time of Abraham Lincoln|President Abraham Lincoln's Assassination of Abraham Lincoln|assassination. A Democrat who ran with Lincoln on the National Union Party (United States)|National Union ticket, Johnson came to office as the American Civil War|Civil War concluded. The new president favored quick restoration of the Secession in the United States|seceded states to the Union. His plans did not give protection to the Freedmen#United States|former slaves, and he came into conflict with the History of the United States Republican Party|Republican-dominated Congress, culminating in Impeachment of Andrew Johnson|his impeachment by the House of...
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